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Ben Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal

The Philadelphia 76ers and All-Star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract. Simmons will make about $8.1 million this season, the last of his four-year rookie …


76ers unveil Al Horford & Co. as upgrades in championship chase

The Philadelphia 76ers have a new look as they make a championship push. Jimmy Butler and JJ Redick are out. All-Star Al Horford and Josh Richardson are in. Tobias Harris …


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 3:45 p.m.

AP Source: Ben Simmons, 76ers negotiating a 5-year extension

A person with knowledge of the situation says the Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons have entered into negotiations on a $170 million, five-year extension for the All-Star point guard. The …


Brett Brown’s hot seat actually quite cool as 76ers stand pat

Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris says coach Brett Brown’s job was never in doubt. Harris says Brown was told during the playoffs that he would return for a seventh season.


76ers will move on from crushing Game 7 loss with Brett Brown

The Philadelphia 76ers will move on from their crushing Game 7 playoff loss with coach Brett Brown. The Sixers were knocked out of the Eastern Conference semifinal for the second …


UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 8:41 p.m.

Joel Embiid, 76ers rout Raptors to take 2-1 series lead

Joel Embiid refused to get tripped up back home in the postseason, scoring 33 points and playing to the “MVP!” chants to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 116-95 victory …


Raptors and 76ers made changes this season, and now face off

The last time Toronto and Philadelphia played was Feb. 5, a night where the Raptors went into the 76ers’ building and had no trouble on the way to an easy …


76ers season has gone south with each visit to Toronto

The 76ers have gone south in Toronto. Toronto’s homecourt edge as the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs looms large. The Sixers have lost 13 straight games at …


UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 8:14 p.m.

Jimmy Butler, Jared Dudley tossed after Joel Embiid’s foul in 76ers-Nets game

Jimmy Butler and Jared Dudley were ejected in the third quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after a scuffle that spilled into the stands. Dudley reacted to Joel …


Joel Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers’ Game 4 vs Nets

The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets. Embiid has been bothered by a sore left knee, but …


Ben Simmons’ triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets

Ben Simmons had 18 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers had an answer for the pesky Brooklyn Nets in a 145-123 win to even their Eastern …


NBA roundup: Joel Embiid has 39 points, 13 rebounds as 76ers beat Nets

Joel Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 123-110 on Thursday night.


Joel Embiid, 76ers overcome Bucks, 130-125

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 52 points, but Joel Embiid had 40 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 on Sunday.


NBA Capsules: Ben Simmons has triple-double, 76ers rout Cavaliers 128-105

Ben Simmons had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists for his third triple-double of the season, Joel Embiid scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers won in Jimmy Butler’s …



UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 10:17 p.m.

NBA capsules: Jimmy Butler hits another winning 3 as Sixers rally past Nets

Jimmy Butler made a 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds remaining to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. Butler’s shot from the right wing, similar …


It’s done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

All-Star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the league office Monday on the terms of the …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:46 p.m.

AP Source: Jimmy Butler going to 76ers from Minnesota

Jimmy Butler is headed to Philadelphia, ending the weeks-long saga of him wanting out of Minnesota. A person with knowledge of the situation says Butler is being traded to the …


NBA capsules: Joel Embiid has 42 points, 18 rebounds in 76ers’ OT win

Joel Embiid scored 16 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Charlotte Hornets 133-132 in overtime Friday night.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

NBA Capsules: D’Angelo Russell scores 21, Nets defeat sloppy Sixers 122-97

D’Angelo Russell snapped out of a slump with 13 of his 21 points in the second half, and the Brooklyn Nets kept the sloppy Philadelphia 76ers winless on the road …


From G League to GM, 76ers turn franchise over to Elton Brand

The Philadelphia 76ers have hired Elton Brand as general manager. The 39-year-old Brand is only two years out of the league. The Sixers are confident Brand can help steady a …


UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

AP Source: Thunder trade Carmelo Anthony to Hawks, waiver likely

Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. The veteran NBA forward and a 2022 protected first-round pick were sent to Atlanta in exchange for guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. …


UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:18 p.m.

Bryan Colangelo resigns as 76ers president

Bryan Colangelo resigned Thursday as president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers in the wake of what an investigation found was “careless and in some instances reckless” share of …


76ers GM denies blasting Joel Embiid, others via Twitter accounts

Philadelphia 76ers general manager Bryan Colangelo is denying a report connecting the executive to Twitter accounts that criticized Sixers players Joel Embiid and Markelle Fultz, among other NBA figures.


AP Source: 76ers agree to 3-year extension with Brett Brown

The Philadelphia 76ers will continue to put their trust in coach Brett Brown.


76ers’ future looking strong following 52-win season

The Philadelphia 76ers have morphed from laughingstock to legitimate Eastern Conference contender in just two seasons. They won 52 games, had a 16-game winning streak and won a series in …


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Celtics beat 76ers 114-112 in Game 5, advance to face Cavs

Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a hit and went up for the go-ahead layup with 23 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia …


76ers billionaire owner talks friendship, freeing Meek Mill

Meek Mill had a string of high-profile names support him during a five-month campaign to be freed on bail from prison for probation violations. But the Philly rapper’s biggest advocate …


T.J. McConnell helps 76ers hold off elimination against Boston

T.J. McConnell turned a surprise start into the save of the season and Dario Saric scored 25 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers stave off elimination in a 103-92 win …


Terry Rozier, Jayson Tatum lead Celtics to Game 1 victory

Terry Rozier scored 29 points and first-year Celtics forward Jayson Tatum scored 28 to outplay redshirt rookie Ben Simmons and lead the Boston Celtics to a 117-101 victory over the …